Wuterich Pleads Guilty in Haditha Trial (Video)
Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich pleaded guilty this morning to dereliction of duty, ending his trial at Camp Pendleton, according to the Associated Press. Wuterich faced charges of nine counts of manslaughter in the Nov. 19, 2005 killing of 24 Iraqis. Many of the dead were unarmed women and children.
The Associated Press reports Wuterich will likely be sentenced tomorrow. He faces up to three months confinement in the brig, two-thirds forfeiture of pay, and being demoting down to the rank of private.